Hotel Sonnenburg

The Protagonist is you

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Austria. A hotel in the very heart of the mountains. In a landscape that is quite simply breathtaking.
Where family and literature feel at home – (nearly) all year round:
in summer, in winter, in golden autumn as well as snow-white spring.
A place to arrive, take a deep breath, and settle in.
Let us call this place “Hotel Sonnenburg“.

Sounds promising? We invite you to become the Sonnenburg saga’s main character during your holidays!


Comfort times 43 – Hotel Sonnenburg’s 5-star Stammhaus

We have completely remodelled all of our 5-star Stammhaus’ 43 guest rooms in a way that makes us feel at ease ourselves. That is, comfortable, generous, modern. Since then, our decision has been rewarded with a 5th star. Come and experience our hotel’s alpine elegance: sleep in luxurious beds and rest your head on a pillow of your choice. Surround yourself with precious fabrics and materials every day. Welcome to our 5 star family hotel Sonnenburg!

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Bild der Schneemalerin Daisy Hoch in einer Platin Suite

Literatur im 5-Sterne Hotel Sonnenburg Lech


Alpiner Charme hoch 25 ‒ 4-Sterne-Superior-Hotel am Arlberg

Alpine charm and family holidays unite at Hotel Sonnenburg’s 4-star S Landhaus in Oberlech. Why? Traditional Austrian ambience, shapely wooden furniture, and floral patterns in fresh natural colours invite you to stay. From our Landhaus you reach the main building through an underground walkway in just a few moments. Here our panorama swimming pool and spa area, the library as well as our restaurants are at your disposal. Enjoy the peace and quiet of our tasteful Landhaus – away from the holiday hustle and bustle. In our cosy breakfast room, we will treat you to culinary delights while you enjoy the sophisticated 4 star Superior country house charm. Besides, our Landhaus is situated in close proximity to our state-of-the-art conference centre. Come see for yourself…
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Junior Suite im Hotel Lech Sonnenburg

Familiensuite im Lech 4 Sterne Superior Hotel Sonnenburg

We are now in the mountains and they are in us,
kindling enthusiasm, making every nerve quiver,
filling every pore and cell of us.

John Muir

Family Ski Holidays at Hotel Sonnenburg

A colourful universe full of winter activities for the whole family. That is what awaits you in and around our 5-star family hotel Sonnenburg. We are located in the centre of Ski Arlberg skiing area. Skiers and snowboarders particularly value our ski-in ski-out: the Sonnenburg hotel in Oberlech is located directly on the ski slope, between children’s slope and the ski school. In addition, we provide an in-house ski rental service. However, there is much more to Lech am Arlberg than just skiing: winter sports enthusiasts can go tobogganingwinter hiking or take a ride on a horse-drawn sleigh. Winter holidays in the mountains around Hotel Sonnenburg in Oberlech are a treat for both children and adults.

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Im 5 Sterne Hotel Sonnenburg haben Kinder und Familien Spaß beim Skifahren in Oberlech
Das Sonnenburg Hotel Lech ist die erste Adresse für Ihren Winterurlaub in Lech

Summer Holidays in the Mountains

summer holiday at our family hotel will put a sparkle in your eyes. Hiking in the Arlberg region provides active families and mountaineers with spectacular views. You might also want to explore the Lech mountains by e-bike or by horseback hiking. Of course, guests of all ages can have a try at activities such as family canyoning or children’s mountain climbing. Besides, the Sonnenburg hotel Lech is also a great place to spend family holidays as an extended or large family. When grandchildren, parents, and grandparents unite for a family vacation, they create unforgettable experiences and stories. Oberlech in summer is a unique experience. Discover it for yourself!

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Kinder lieben es, beim Familienurlaub in den Berge im Sommer auf Bergwiesen zu spielen
Die Sonnenburg in Oberlech am Arlberg ist das optimale Familienhotel zum Wandern in Österreich


– Sophisticated Austrian Food with an International Touch

In our restaurants we focus on Austrian cuisine.  After all, every great family holiday includes first-class food – for every single guest of the Sonnenburg hotel. No matter whether you are vegan, eat gluten-free or suffer from food incompatibilities. We are happy to discuss this topic with you individually.

At Hotel Sonnenburg in Oberlech you start the day with a fabulous breakfast buffet at our hotel restaurant. In the evening, we pamper you with a delicious 5-course menu.

Or you can spend the evening together at our à la carte restaurant “Schüna” in a rustic and stylish setting: the original wooden log cabin offers a breathtaking view of the mountains. As a family, group or company event you can spend a unique evening with up to 35 people.

In addition, you can take advantage of the mountain sun at one of the most beautiful places in Oberlech: our sun terrace. At lunchtime we serve typical alpine dishes, while in the afternoon you can taste homemade pastries and enjoy the breathtaking view over the majestic peaks of the Arlberg mountains.

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A Mountain of Family
Family holiday like in a picture book
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Your hosts

Waltraud Hoch

With heart and great finesse, Waltraud Hoch makes sure that all guests feel at home at the Sonnenburg. In addition to housekeeping, she is also responsible for human resources and thus for all current and future employees of Hotel Sonnenburg.

Waltraud Hoch graduated in German and Romanic literature at the University of Vienna and holds a Master’s degree in Public Relations. For more than eight years she held an executive position in PR, direct marketing, and advertising for a leading Austrian call centre provider before she turned her focus to the hotel industry. Waltraud Hoch has been managing Hotel Sonnenburg since December 2004.

Philipp Jenakovits

When it comes to the culinary aspects of Hotel Sonnenburg, Philipp Jenakovits pulls the strings: as an expert in all things food and beverages, he is responsible for your culinary delights. From breakfast to dinner, from the terrace to our Schüna right through to Textur and bar, your physical well-being is in his capable hands.

After completing his training as a gastronomy specialist, the native Viennese gained extensive experience in international gastronomy as well as in the hotel industry. Before becoming F&B director at the Sonnenburg in 2021, Philipp Jenakovits worked as head of gastronomy in several upscale hotels in Bad Gastein and Kitzbühl.

Gregor Hoch

Dr. Gregor Hoch focuses on strategic issues and mainly acts from the background. With considerable experience he oversees the areas of accounting, controlling, and sales.

Gregor Hoch majored in international business administration at the University of Vienna where he specialised in finance. Far from the Arlberg region, he gained work experience in New York, Bregenz as well as working for the renowned Marriott hotel chain in Hong Kong. Later, he joined the Österreichische Hotel- und Tourismusbank (Austrian Hotel and Tourism Bank). Gregor Hoch has been managing the Hotel Sonnenburg since 2004. As President, Vice-President, and today Honorary President of the Austrian Hotel Association, the born Lecher is closely familiar with the hotel industry.

Literary Salon Sonnenburg
Literature as a matter of the heart

“A good book is like a good friend.”
Proverbially. Literally, we go even further. Because reading is our joy, books are our life.

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